NASA Names Headquarters After First Black Female Engineer Mary W. Jackson (Video)

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first Black female engineer at NASA. Continue Reading →


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Join The Creators Of “Hidden Figures” At AOL Build

margot-lee-shetterly-bill-barry%e2%80%8e-stephanie-wilson-and-shelia-nash-stevensIn theaters on January 6, 2017, “Hidden Figures” is a biographical drama depicting the incredible untold story of brilliant African-American women working at NASA… Continue Reading →


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HW Pick: “Hidden Figures,” By Margot Lee Shetterly

hidden-figures-book1Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Continue Reading →


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